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Is Kernicterus a Sign of Birth Injuries?

By lladmin on March 20, 2023

Kernicterus is a birth injury that results when a child doesn’t get the correct treatment for severe jaundice. It’s crucial for newborns to receive proper monitoring so this condition can be prevented.

There are effective treatments for kernicterus when it’s discovered in time. Sadly, babies that suffer from untreated kernicterus will require lifelong medical treatment and assisted living. Read the rest »

Posted in: Birth Injury

Signs of Developmental Delays Caused by Birth Malpractice

By lladmin on February 15, 2023

Early childhood is an exciting time as you watch your child learn, grow, and make new discoveries about the world. Waving, smiling, reaching for objects, sitting up, and forming words are heartwarming signs of normal development.

When a child’s development is delayed, it may be cause for concern. You will want to speak with your child’s pediatrician right away if you have any questions about your child’s behavior. Read the rest »

Posted in: Birth Injury

Is Cancer Misdiagnosis Medical Malpractice?

By lladmin on January 13, 2023

Cancer is a devastating disease that takes the lives of over 600,000 Americans every year. But there are many effective treatments for cancer, and two out of three patients who are diagnosed with cancer survive.

Early detection is crucial for effective cancer treatment. When cancer is discovered in time, doctors have more treatment options and the prognosis for survival is much greater. Read the rest »

Posted in: Medical Malpractice

Causes and Effects of Infant Cortical Blindness or Impaired Vison

By lladmin on December 20, 2022

There’s nothing more important than your child’s health. That’s why parents do everything they can to get their children the best possible medical care.

If your child has any type of vision issues, it’s important to get the correct diagnosis as soon as possible. Early intervention and treatment will help improve your child’s prognosis and enhance their quality of life. Read the rest »

Posted in: Birth Injury

Sexual Abuse in Hospitals—The Ugly Truth

By lladmin on November 15, 2022

We place a high degree of trust in doctors and other medical professionals to take care of patients and treat them with dignity. It’s very disturbing when this trust is broken. And it’s totally inexcusable when patients are intentionally violated in a sexual manner.

Sadly, we’re beginning to discover that sexual abuse in hospitals is much more common than we may have feared. Recent investigations and high-profile cases demonstrate that hospitals, medical boards, and other authorities are frequently far too lenient when it comes to discovering and punishing these offenders. Read the rest »

Posted in: Hospital Negligence

Was Your Medical Treatment Delayed at the Hospital?

By lladmin on September 15, 2022

When a patient seeks medical care at a hospital emergency room, you have the right be treated by qualified professionals in a timely manner. When your treatment is delayed due to professional negligence, it can result in a delayed diagnosis that may cause serious injury or death. Read the rest »

When Can You Recover Punitive Damages in Colorado?

By lladmin on August 10, 2022

Compensatory (or actual) damages awarded in a personal injury lawsuit are meant to reimburse the victim for their loss. For example, this may include funds for repairing a person’s vehicle or paying their medical bills after an automobile collision that was caused by another driver’s negligence. Read the rest »

Posted in: Medical Malpractice

Road Rash Can Be Devastating

By lladmin on July 30, 2022

Road rash is an injury caused from friction. The injury occurs when the skin slides against a rough surface, causing the skin to be ripped off the body. Road rash may expose muscle, fat, and bone and can occur following an accident. This injury typically causes immediate pain and, in more serious cases, is extremely painful, requiring medical intervention. There are different types of road rash including: Read the rest »

Governmental Immunity and Colorado Personal Injury Claims

By lladmin on July 5, 2022

The state of Colorado has passed laws providing “sovereign immunity” that shields government agencies and employees from many types of lawsuits. But there are circumstances where this immunity may be waived, allowing you to receive compensation for your injuries. Read the rest »

Posted in: Personal Injury

Were You a Motorcycle Passenger Injured in an Accident?

By lladmin on June 15, 2022

Motorcycles offer riders and their passengers a lot. They are convenient, they use less gas than cars, and they are simply more fun to operate. However, it’s no secret that motorcycles are dangerous. In fact, motorcycle riders are around 27 times more likely to die or be seriously injured in an accident than car drivers. Read the rest »